ASEAN Summit 2021

Amid concerns over the unsettled COVID-19 pandemic situation across the region, Brunei Darussalam is set to host the 38th and 39th ASEAN Summits and Related Summits in virtual meetings via a series of video conferences. His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam as the Chair of ASEAN for 2021, will chair all 11 ASEAN Summits which are set to be held from the 26th October to 28th October 2021.

The ASEAN Summit – which carries the theme, "We Care, We Prepare, We Prosper" – among other things, is expected to discuss on a number of agendas such as further strengthening the resilience of the ASEAN Community towards regional recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic; enhancing the preparedness of ASEAN in addressing common challenges; seizing new opportunities in pursuit of shared prosperity; and maintaining cooperation towards achieving the region's long-term goals. The 38th and 39th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits will also be joined by the leaders of ASEAN and its Dialogue Partners comprising the People's Republic of China; Japan; Republic of Korea; Republic of India; United States; Australia and the Russian Federation.

Source: Radio Television Brunei